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Cancer Treatment and Services

If you have cancer, your team of specialists will work together to provide the best treatment and care. You will be liaising with different doctors and nurses depending on which treatment or follow-up you are having.

SACT is any drug treatment used to control or treat cancer.  The drug treatment types may include chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, hormonal therapy or a combination of these.

Cancer Surgery 
The Irish Cancer Society has published lots of helpful information about surgery as a treatment for cancer

Radiotherapy, also known as Radiation Oncology treatment, is the practice of using powerful x-rays to kill cancer cells. 

Psycho-oncology is a specialty in cancer care concerned with understanding and treating the psychological, emotional, quality-of-life and functional aspects of cancer, from prevention through bereavement.

Palliative Care
Palliative care is care that is designed to help manage your symptoms and improve your quality of life. Palliative care includes end-of-life care, but your doctor may also recommend it to relieve symptoms earlier in your illness.